Anthony Hammond at Coventry Cathedral French Organ Masterworks and Improvisations


On this remarkable two disk set, Anthony Hammond plays the famous four-manual, 92-rank organ built by Harrison & Harrison in 1962 for the new Coventry Cathedral. CD 1 features César Franck’s Three Chorals and Charles-Marie Widor's Symphony No. 5. CD 2 features Hammond improvising a five-movement Symphony in homage to Widor, a Choral in homage to Franck, a Prelude on the Coventry Carol, and Figures at a Crucifixion: Three Studies after a Work by Francis Bacon.

Track Listing:

CD 1

César Franck
Trois Chorals pour Grand Orgue
Choral No. 1 in EChoral No. 2 in B minorChoral No. 3 in A minorCharles-Marie Widor
Symphonie V en Fa pour Orgue, op. 42, no. 5
Allegro vivaceAllegro cantabileAndantino quasi allegrettoAdagioToccata
Total Playing Time: 76:56

CD 2

Hommage à Widor: Symphonie Improviée
Allegro vivaceAllegro cantabileAndantino quasi allegrettoAdagioToccataHommage à Franck: ChoralPrelude on The Conventry CarolFigures at a Crucifixion:
Three Studies after a Work by Francis Bacon
Figure OneFigure TwoFigure Three

Total Playing Time: 69:17

2014 Raven Recordings

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SKU: OAR 961
Global Trade Item Number: OAR 961
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Height 6.00
Depth 1.00


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